Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another.
An article I posted last week made the excellent point that you can’t know what your novel-writing process is until you’ve completed a novel. In my experience, working out one’s process is a whole lot of trial and error, emphasis on the error. I want there to be intention as to where my stories […]
We’re T-two days to an interstate move. Somehow, the first thing packed is always the majority of our books, with a few left out to read in the meantime (because there’s so much free time in the course of a move). Books are some of the first things unpacked, too. Seeing certain books on a […]
Structuring a novel is no easy task, especially when a large part of what happens in the present is dependent upon something that took place in the past. We real live humans are built on our experiences, and it is only fitting that a character’s personal history plays a significant role in establishing his or […]